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Author Topic: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim  (Read 191438 times)

Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #780 on: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 00:07 »
Hmm guess hmmm.

Suppose the PSX system is able to generate so much constant data that the P3D system has trouble keeping up, and slowly but surely the data stream outruns the P3D painting process. Eventually there will be buffers that fill up, which may even stop PSX from making progress (we have seen this before). Lowering the P3D frame rate will relieve the system to catch up with the PSX data stream and stay ahead of it.


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RRVyper

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #781 on: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 00:49 »
Hoppie, I don't think the P3D frame rate is the issue. Funny thing is - I can start with PSX set to 60/2 and once everything is up and running, switch back to 73 and it keeps working. Or does the FPS setting only take effect on PSX start? Also, I can stop and start the P3D ExternalSim Router and it will re-connect without problems as long as I have PSX initially set below 73.

Randy

asboyd

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #782 on: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 01:31 »
There was a previous post that mentioned having to run PSX at 60/2 settings with PSX.Net...
I have mine set to 60/2 as it does not seem to cause any issues with clients running the LCD screens (cockpit setup)...

Cheers,
AlexB
Alex Boyd... Sydney, Australia

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #783 on: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 02:30 »
Thanks, Alex. I may have switched to VisualPSX because I couldn't get it working in the past and didn't know about lowering the FPS limit, My memory isn't what it used to be.  :-[

Randy

asboyd

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #784 on: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 02:36 »
I can empathise....

:)

AlexB
Alex Boyd... Sydney, Australia

Gary Oliver

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #785 on: Tue, 5 Oct 2021 23:50 »
All,

A Hot fix to recompile with the V5 SDK and update the 'SIM ON GROUND' variable to stop Vpilot showing you zooming along the ground when you are infact airborne.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/10oo2wj41nrzq56/HotFix_PSX.NET.P3D.ExternalSim.zip?dl=1

Cheers
G

Martin Baker

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Re: PSX.NET P3D ExternalSim
« Reply #786 on: Wed, 6 Oct 2021 22:00 »
Yet to have a moment to test this, Gary, but many thanks for the update. I introduced a friend to Vatsim recently and he was rather bemused to see me rotate a 747 and continue off the end of the runway in a constant tail strike!